Tuesday, July 17 | Submitted by Charlotte McCoy | Downtown Central
School will start in 30 days. Are you shopping for school supplies? Pick up a few extra supplies and bring them to Discovery Center of Springfield for Back to School supply drive. Discovery Center is taking school supply donations for The Salvation Army. Your school supply donation will get you a buy one get one free admission pass into the Center or if you are a member you will receive one general admission pass.
Discovery Center of Springfield and The Salvation Army join together to ensure that all children in the region have the opportunity to start the new school year with all necessary school supplies.
Discovery Center is collecting new school supplies for The Salvation Army to provide children in the region with the school supplies needed for the upcoming school year. The drive began July 1, 2012 and ends September 30, 2012. A barrel has been placed inside the Discovery Center lobby for supplies to be dropped off during regular hours of operation.
Discovery Center Members will receive a free guest pass for items brought in, and non-members will receive a buy-one-get-one-free admission pass for items donated. Donated supplies must be new and in original packaging. Possible donations include:
· Back Packs
· Glue, liquid white, 8oz.
· Bags of blue, black, or red ink pens
· A box of No. 2 pencils
· Rubber eraser toppers
· Crayons or colored pencils
· Tennis Shoes
· 2 or more Folders with 3 brads and 2 pockets
· Large boxes of tissue
Discovery Center of Springfield and The Salvation Army want to help provide equal opportunities for learning. All donations will be placed directly into southwest Missouri elementary and middle schools. The drive will last through Sept. 30, 2012.